WATERVILLE, Maine -- Colby College's Jack Burton was one of three New England Small College Athletic Conference players named to the 2016-17 New England Men's Hockey Division II/III All-Star Team on Friday.
Burton finished the season with six goals and 16 assists for 22 points and had a team-high five power play goals. He finished ninth in the country in defenseman scoring at 0.96 points per game.
Burton, who finished his career with 18 goals and 34 assists for 52 career points, came up big in key wins for the Mules. Trailing 4-3 at home to Bowdoin, Burton scored the tying goal and assisted on the game-winning score in a 5-4 win. He also had an assist on the tying goal in a 2-1 win at Bowdoin. Burton helped the Mules to a huge 3-2 win at home against Tufts by assisting on the game-winning goal with 1:43 remaining.
2016-17 New England Men's Division II/III All-Star Team
Division II/III Player of the Year: Brady Fleurent, U. New England
Division II/III Coach of the Year: Mike McShane, Norwich
Kevin Aldridge, Endicott, sophomore
Brett Kilar, New England College, senior
Ty Reichenbach, Norwich, senior
Tyler Bishop, UMass-Boston, senior
Jack Burton, Colby, senior
Logan Day, Endicott, sophomore
Jerry Laakso, UMass-Dartmouth, junior
Chad Malinowski, Wesleyan, sophomore
Cody Smith, Norwich, senior
Tommy Besinger, Endicott, sophomore
Ryan Cusin, UMass-Boston, first-year
Brady Fleurent, U. New England, sophomore
Trevor Fleurent, U. New England, senior
Colin Larkin, UMass-Boston, junior
Sean Orlando, Trinity, senior
William Pelletier, Norwich, senior
Tyler Piacentini, Norwich, senior
Ryan Stevens, Plymouth State, sophomore